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Nov 24, 2012 6:00pm PST
is whether shoppers can maintain the pace. terrell brown is watching the shoppers and their treasures in new york tonight. >> it is shaping up to be a record-setting opening to this holiday shopping season. one retailer at wal-mart the neigh nation's biggest said it sold nearly 5,000 items a second on thanksgiving night, as stores opened their doors this year earlier than ever. >> the pumpkin pie was barely eaten thursday night when retailers opened their doors, some as early as 8:00 and 9:00 p.m., to jump-start the holiday shopping season. >> shopping! >> people showed up a clear majority of the nation's shoppers came into the stores between thursday night and friday morning. according to an overnight survey from a research group. >> this party was by far the biggest ever and have never seen 60 percent of consumers shop over a 12 to 14 hour window like we have seen this year. >> for many, thanks giving is the new black friday. >> so eat and then rest for about an hour, take a little nap and then we could straight here, because it is great around thanksgiving. >> clearly bargain hunters are
Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm PST
that were so severe governor jerry brown said today new taxes were the only option. >> in california you can only cut schools and university so much. nd then people say enough already. >> prop 30 temporarily raises the state sales tax in some areas to more than 9%. it also hikes state income taxes for those making more than 250,000 a year to the highest levels in the nation. >> but parents and educators now have another concern. prop 30 doesn't guarantee that all new tax money will actually end up going to schools. that's because the mun goes-- money goes into the state's general fund where there are many computing interests. >> what's your name? >> so parents like shana landsberg are going to be watching closely. >> if they think that the money is not actually getting to the schools, i don't think will you be able to go back and ask for money again for education for a long, long time. >> let's go, let's win. >> reporter: it was a hard fought campaign. and many teachers woke up wednesday morning unsure if they would get a taxpayer reprieve. but the measure passed with 54% of the vote. >> at
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